High-speed combustion engines: design: production: tests

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P. M. Heldt, 1944 - Technology & Engineering - 776 pages
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Contents

CHAPTER PAGE I The Otto Cycle
1
Conversion op Reciprocating into Rotary Motion
21
Balancing of Engines
41
CombustionChamber DesignDetonation and Roughness
62
Engine Cylinders
80
The CrankcaseEngine Mountings
117
Production op Engine Blocks
137
Piston Piston Rings and Piston Pin
162
The Carburetor
450
Ignition Equipment
473
Bearings and Lubrication
501
WaterCooling
536
AirCooling
566
Manifolds and Muffler
577
Speed ControlThe Governor
598
Power Output and Other Characteristics
604

The Connecting Rod
217
Crankshafts and Flywheels
240
Determination op Bearing Loads
283
Torsional Vibration and Vibration Dampers
302
Engine Valves
343
ValveActuating Mechanism
365
Camshaft and Accessories Drives
417
The Working MediaGasoline and Air
439
Engine Tests
631
The Laws of GasesThermodynamics
663
Unconventional Engines
693
Appendix
729
Plate Supplement
738
Index
767
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